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Fifth Doctor Drabbles

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“We’ll come for you. When all this is over we’ll follow the comet and get you back.”

The comm went silent. “You once said much the same thing to somebody else,” Nyssa said sadly, knowing the Doctor couldn’t hear her. She was sure he believed it, but he couldn’t control everything. Just like when Adric died…

Nyssa tried again to free herself from the handcuffs, but she lacked the Doctor’s lock picking skills. Resigned, she called the Jovians to let them know there were 15 minutes until detonation. Barring a miracle, she’d have a front row seat to the explosion.